Rolling Around In My Head doing damns the darkness/ A Blog By Dave Hingsburger

The Answer to The Answer

Yesterday I wrote about teaching about bullying and teasing to people with intellectual disabilities and I mentioned a moment. After identifying reasons that I was bullied, the class had been struggling with this question: I’m fat all the time and I’m in a wheelchair all the time and I’m disabled all the time, but I’m not bullied all the time. Why not? In what I wrote I didn’t give the

Rolling Around In My Head doing damns the darkness / A Blog By Dave Hingsburger

Monday, October 05, 2015 “Of Course!” Photo Description: The yellow Election’s Canada sign pointing to a polling station. The disability access symbol is on the sign, which is pointing downwards. Voting is a serious matter for both Joe and I. We are voters. We try to be informed voters as well. To us, voting is a precious won right and a vitally important responsibility. So when we realized that we

Reluctant Jars

 Rolling Around In My Head  doing damns the darkness / A Blog By Dave Hingsburger Sunday, September 06, 2015 Yesterday we were in the lobby waiting for the elevator. One is off service, waiting for parts to arrive. Another was being used for someone moving in. The remaining one is alone in service of 27 floors. When the elevator doors opened I moved towards it, pausing to let an elderly

Rolling Around In My Head

Thursday, August 27, 2015  OMG put to good use I was following the natural flow of people as we all got off the elevator. Joe and I always get off last when the small space is crowded so there were several people ahead of me, all going towards the lobby and outside. The flowing line passed by a woman, with a walker, slowly walking on our right. As we neared

Rolling Around In My Head

Fred and Me Wednesday, August 26, 2015 By Dave Hingsburger Photo Description: Fred Flintstone holding a steaming foot after he’d used as brakes for his car. It was colder than we expected it to be. The skies threatened rain. But we were undeterred, we headed off to  Santa’s Village for our annual pilgrimage. We’ve been going since the Ruby was a toddler and Sadie a babe in arms. We got there

Social Violence

Rolling Around In My Head doing damns the darkness/ A Blog By Dave Hingsburger Tuesday, June 09, 2015 For those of you who followed it, we had quite a discussion on this blog regarding yesterday’s post. There was a lot of differing opinion and several suggestions, some I liked as ideas, some I could never do. But there was a statement made about me and about what I like and

An Afternoon at the Movies: Expected Consequences

Rolling Around In My Head doing damns the darkness / A Blog By Dave Hingsburger http://davehingsburger.blogspot.ca/ Tuesday, June 02, 2015 An Afternoon at the Movies: Expected Consequences Part 4 I realize that I left you hanging, wondering what happened, by skipping a day from the sequence of the story of our trip to the movies in Richmond. I did this because I wanted to think a little more about what

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